Resolutions: Professional Edition 2015

Okay, I know I kind of poo-pooed the idea of resolutions, but in the spirit of trying to make 2015 better than 2014 (I don't know HOW that could happen), here are a few resolutions I could improve upon in my professional musical life: 1. Figure out how to SELL and WORK the great duo... Continue Reading →

What Really Matters, Re: Indianapolis Symphony, Part 3

To catch up on my rant please read Part 1, and Part 2. Part 3 is just a continuation of my absolute frustration with what is happening with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This blog will tackle only one question: What can be done? In the previous blog, I was hoping to cover more topics in... Continue Reading →

What Really Matters, Re: Indianapolis Symphony, Part 2

This is a continuation of my blog post from yesterday, What Really Matters, Re: Indianapolis Symphony, Part 1. After writing and reading yesterdays post, I still felt like more needs to be said, and questions need to be asked! How did the ISO get to this point? How many people will this lockout really effect?... Continue Reading →

Do As I Say….Not As I Do (fear)

Well, I just finished my first semester teaching Music Business Marketing at IUPUI and I gotta say, I think it turned out alright! The class was kind of thrust upon me rather quickly back in January and I didn't have time to read the textbook before the semester started, nor really prepare as much as... Continue Reading →

Addictive Behavior

I've been on a non-stop roller coaster ride since I started teaching at IUPUI nearly two months ago. This ride is very fun and very addictive. However, I don't sleep much, I read constantly, and I am always looking for new things to do that relate to my classes. I feel an abrupt stop coming... Continue Reading →

Life in the Year of Art

I've decided that 2012 was going to be the year of living a sustainable, artistic and happy life. So far so good! January started out looking pretty good. The gigs were lining up nicely, the trombone was sounding nearly the best it had in years and years! THEN, the phone rings... IUPUI wanted to hire... Continue Reading →

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